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2355, NH/31
Natural Heroes

Speaker: Green, Terry, 1950 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Freelance Conservationist
Speaker: Hyde, C., Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Describes childhood spent travelling around due to father's job in the Royal Air Force (RAF) and opportunities to film and record on the Ascension Islands. Had a career with Dunlop for 25 years before becoming a Freelance Conservationist. Currently wotking for Leicestershire County Council (LCC) in schools. Is a volunteer for the British Trust for Conservation Volunteer's (BTCV) and the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust (LRWT). Has worked with local figures including Baz Forgham and Colin Green. Mentions thats efforts to start a junior wildlife scheme were not successful, but has maintained a committment to educating on natural history. Details his job including the 'Woody Tree' campaign in the National Forest (NF). Mentions concerns over the loss of natural habitat's for wildlife. Recalls that he did a wildlife diary for the Leicester Mercury newspaper and that he is thinking of turning this diary into a book. Interview finishes with a description of his collectionof natural history material and his personal interests.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
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Periods Covered: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s

Recording Date: 4/10/2008
Playing time: 1 hr, 7 mins, 42 secs
Access Restrictions: Full Consent Item Copyright: LCC
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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